In our Back Talk with David Cross this week, we went as far as to call him the "contemporary king of alt-humor." And while that remains true today, it turns out that there is yet another flattering title that can be attributed to the sketch genius: comic soothsayer.
When news turned up on Huff Post yesterday that the United States is planning a unilateral intergalactic onslaught, we thought it was a joke being played by diehard Cross fans. But it's really true; "NASA is launching a dramatic mission to bomb the moon."
That was amazing enough to get us through most of yesterday, but hilarious "news" on the Colbert Report about a creepy California sperm bank that offers celebrity look-alike semen reminded us of another Mr. Show favorite: "The Pre-Natal Beauty Pageant."
That's right people - Americans are blowing up the moon and engineering their children to look like David Archuleta. Don't say Bob and David didn't predict this years ago.
Lastly, here's a quick Q&A regarding the last pilot that Bob and David shot for HBO. We didn't have space in the paper, so consider it a super duper web exclusive...